Preparing students for college means giving them more than a grounding in academics. Time-management skills, an ability to persevere to solve problems, and a sense of personal responsibility are also skills that schools can instill to help students navigate the challenges of higher education.
Community colleges must better support students’ academic progression while upholding standards in college-level courses.
Girls and young women often comprise at least 60 percent of students in programs. Attracting more boys is now a priority, but it won't be easy.
PISA tests show a lower-than-average percentage of U.S. students were high-performing in math, while a higher-than-average percentage of U.S. students were below proficient in math last year.
The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, or TIMSS, assessed 4th-graders, 8th-graders and advanced 12th-graders in 2015.
However, fewer than 1 percent nationwide are interested in teaching STEM subjects, a new ACT report finds.
California State University's Graduation 2025 Initiative could help free up more space for campuses to admitted more qualified applicants.
Los Angeles Unified School District's new Fire Academy prepares students for careers as firefighters, part of an effort to offer more specific career-themed training.
With 80 percent of community college students placed in at least one remedial class, failure and attrition rates are high.
Nearly 1,000 school districts, county education offices and charter schools across California will share $200 million in state grants as part of an effort to prepare more high school students for college.
Under new federal rules, the date has moved from January to October.
California needs to produce 11.9 million degrees by 2025 to remain economically competitive.
California high school graduation rates are slightly below the national average but are rising more quickly.
One of the goals is to increase the number of computer science courses offered.
Select campuses will partner with local clubs.